Diane Kindler, MSW, LCSW

Child Welfare Consultant

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Diane specializes in training, grant writing, consultation and curriculum development regarding permanency-focused child welfare practice in both the public and private, non-profit sectors. With over 40 years of direct practice, supervisory and administrative experience she brings to her work an awareness of the supports needed at all levels of practice in order to provide effective, high quality services to children and families in the child welfare system. Most recently as Director of Clinical Services for Casey Family Services she oversaw clinical practice in the agency’s offices in seven states and was instrumental in the development of Lifelong Families, a foster care practice model for achieving permanency for older youth in care.